Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

August 25, 2010

Molly Irene Ritchey

MT. VERNON — Molly Irene Ritchey, 9, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 7:49 a.m. Monday, Aug. 23, 2010, at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.

She was born in St. Louis on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2000, a daughter of John W. and Lisa (Chizk) Ritchey.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with the Revs. Bill Miller and Gary Davenport officiating. Interment will follow at Bethel Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.

Molly is survived by her parents, John and Lisa Ritchey of Mt. Vernon; maternal grandparents, Carla Mullinax and Gene Lomax of Mt. Vernon; two brothers, Shawn Chizk and wife Katherine of Mt. Vernon and John Calab Ritchey of Mt. Vernon; two sisters, Bria Perkins and fiancé Wesley Sancken of Fairbury and  Alex Ritchey of Mt. Vernon; three nieces, Paige, Brynn and Madison; three uncles,  Mark Ritchey and wife Monica of Mt. Vernon, Tommy Chizk of Fort Collins, Colo., and Brian Gibson and fiancée Tracey Gibson of Marion; 11 cousins, Melissa, Mallory, Gage, Tyler, Stephanie, Tabatha, Mia, Matthew, Tommy, Bailee and Brayden; and an aunt, Cheri Smith of Phoenix, Ariz.

Her paternal grandparents, John C. and Mildred Ritchey; grandfather, Tommy Chizk; and one aunt, Leanne Swenson, preceded her in death.

Molly was a Girl Scout and a third grade student at the K-3 Primary Center in Mt. Vernon.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Asthma Research and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfuneral-home1969.com for further information and to send condolences.

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